Football 5-A-Side - Colm Monahan
Ahead of the Special Olympics in LA next month, we are profiling all of our athletes taking part.
NAME: Colm Monahan
SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES: Football 5-A-Side
CLUB DETAILS: Ballincollig Special Olympics
1) WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE AN ATHLETE WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS IRELAND?
It makes me feel happy.
2) WHAT ARE YOUR SPORTS AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH YOUR CLUB?
Football for 6 years and Swimming for 4 years.
3) WHAT TYPE OF TRAINING AND PREPARATION ARE YOU DOING FOR THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?
Training every week.
4) HOW DID YOU FEEL WHEN YOU WERE SELECTED TO REPRESENT YOUR CLUB AND COUNTRY AT THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?
I am very happy to play for Ireland.
5) WHAT IS YOUR BEST MEMORY ABOUT YOUR TIME WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS?
The Ireland Games in the University of Limerick in June 2014.
6) FINALLY, CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF (HOBBIES, PASTIMES ETC) AND YOUR FAMILY?
I live at home with my Mother and Father and my two brothers. I like the computer and watching TV.